|The Type-Writer Girl - Grant Allen|
LibriVox recording of The Type-Writer Girl, by Grant Allen (under the pseudonym Olive Pratt Rayner). Read by Grant Hurlock. "There is no more pathetic figure in our world to-day than the common figure of the poor young lady, crushed between classes above and below, and left with scarce a chance of earning her bread with decency." So says Juliet Appleton’s boss, encouraging her to put her story into print...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; feminist fiction; Olive Pratt Rayner; Grant Allen
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|Short Story Collection Vol. 045 - Various|
LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 045: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members. Details of the source texts and narrators may be found on the LibriVox catalogue page for this item. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B format available
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; short stories; Wodehouse; O. Henry; Jack London; Rex Beach; Grant Allen; Wylie; Irvin S. Cobb; Kenneth Grahame; Thomas Burke; Garnett; Stockton; Kipling; Fraser; Baum
|My First Book - Various|
LibriVox recording of My First Book, by various authors. Read by Ruth Golding and Patti Cunningham. This is not a children's book, as may be supposed from the title, but a collection of essays first published in The Idler magazine, in which over twenty well-known writers describe with characteristic style and humour their experiences in producing their first book... and getting it published. The book is profusely illustrated, not only with portraits of the authors, but also with scenes and illus...
Keywords: librivox; audio book; literary; literature; memoirs; author; writing; publishing; Walter Besant; James Payn; W. Clark Russell; Grant Allen; Hall Caine; Sims; Kipling; Conan Doyle; Braddon; Robinson; Rider Haggard; Ballantyne; Zangwill; Morley Roberts; David Christie Murray; Corelli; Jerome; John Strange Winter; Bret Harte; Q; Quiller-Couch; Buchanan; Stevenson